Category Archives: The Pond

Emery Board

Line Judging and Lapping Up the Swim Meet Negative fifteen degrees at midnight feels like dry ice, like liquid nitrogen, like a cold broken heart. I stand under a hot stream of water showering for what feels like hours thanking … Continue reading

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Stay the Safe Course

In fulfilling my usual routine in swimming early morning laps, I made my splash down. Awesome!  The pond was full of aquamarines.  I felt a bit like squeezing into a new, size small Mossimo blazer from Targe’t.  Most of us … Continue reading

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Karate Spirit Show and Tyell

A Kiai Cry Out to First Degree Black Belt, Sensei Fitch….Ahye! Devon and I arrived home late last night after spending some seven hours together. This in itself is quite remarkable. Our lives are typically busy stretches of studying, doing … Continue reading

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Mountain Air

Playing Amidst Fall Colors 9/22/13 Autumn brings the harvest, and every other needful thing…..like weather stripping, furnace filters, snow tires, PLAY, the gathering of frost killed vine tomatoes, and the saucing of dusty apples. Ahhh Choo! “Want to see me … Continue reading

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Migrations & Mitigations

GUYS AND DOLLS…..a sort of Movie Review and Interpretation by Heidi Robertson, of one of the best Rogers and Hammerstein musicals, Guys and Dolls, on NetFlix. Dinner and a movie at home with Mark and Devon, in the absence of our Italian son, … Continue reading

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Fifty Word Bio

Cycling a Fifty Word Bio: Set, Go! ———————————– Fifty words requires expert riding. Can’t spin out on training wheels, bells, Harpo horns, playing cards, tossels, when what is needed are big thick, wide girl tires with miles of wear left; … Continue reading

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Sweet!

Rediscovering Cotton Candy This Year’s Halloween Theme?   Giant pink pocket lint Laundering a short lived treat Glassy splinters insulate two by fours hold ceilings Spankied subfloors Pack and roll snowballs in small hands   Sugar spun wool, carded by … Continue reading

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